Nanostructured fouling release coatings for marine applications
Sol-gel coatings are modified with inorganic nanoclay particles to enhance fouling release properties. The coatings were tested for fouling release of bacteria, algae, and barnacles and showed improved fouling release properties.
Corne RENTROP, (Project Leader)
Record Number: 44958 / Last updated on: 2010-03-26
Collaboration sought: Financial support, Further research or development support, Private-public partnership
Stage of development: Results of demonstration trials available